The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 121 120 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 30 26 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.31% 1.04% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.08% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 86
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -19.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,125 £32,600 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
DBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2175 2410 2485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.90% 96.36% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1772 1928 2074
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Hertfordshire region.

DBA Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

DBA
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 10 £52,000 - 3
Hemel Hempstead -27 4 £50,000 -16.66% 1
St Albans - 3 £40,000 - 1
Letchworth +14 2 £41,250 +5.76%
Watford -3 2 £50,000 +53.84%
Stevenage +17 1 £55,000 -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 48 (90.57%) SQL
2 38 (71.70%) SQL Server
3 29 (54.72%) Windows
4 23 (43.40%) Oracle
5 19 (35.85%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (28.30%) SAN
7 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
7 14 (26.42%) ITIL
7 14 (26.42%) Linux
8 13 (24.53%) Replication
8 13 (24.53%) Oracle Database
9 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (18.87%) Data Guard
10 10 (18.87%) Degree
10 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (18.87%) Database Mirroring
10 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (16.98%) VMware
11 9 (16.98%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (15.09%) WebSphere
12 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
12 8 (15.09%) Clustering
12 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (15.09%) MySQL
13 7 (13.21%) Java

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.09%) WebSphere
2 7 (13.21%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (9.43%) OpenEdge
3 5 (9.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.77%) IIS
6 1 (1.89%) JBoss
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (71.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.53%) Oracle Database
3 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (15.09%) MySQL
6 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
7 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (7.55%) Big Data
9 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
10 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
10 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Toad
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
1 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) J2EE
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Replication
2 8 (15.09%) Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (54.72%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Linux
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.66%) AIX
6 2 (3.77%) Solaris
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.77%) UNIX
6 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (26.42%) ITIL
3 10 (18.87%) Database Mirroring
4 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
6 5 (9.43%) Coaching
6 5 (9.43%) High Availability
7 4 (7.55%) Scrum
7 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.66%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.66%) ERP
9 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.77%) Service Management
9 2 (3.77%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (3.77%) Change Control
9 2 (3.77%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.89%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 48 (90.57%) SQL
2 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
3 7 (13.21%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) VBScript
5 1 (1.89%) VB
5 1 (1.89%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCTS
3 1 (1.89%) HND
3 1 (1.89%) MCSA
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.55%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.89%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Data Guard
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) VMware
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.43%) IBM
5 4 (7.55%) JD Edwards
6 3 (5.66%) SAP
6 3 (5.66%) Citrix
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.89%) Google
8 1 (1.89%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.89%) NetApp
8 1 (1.89%) HP
8 1 (1.89%) Sybase
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus a great benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Sapiens Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago